UNA asks ‘special operators’ to stop dragging coalition into LP-NPC rift


MANILA, Philippines — The United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) on Wednesday asked “special operators” to stop floating information that the Vice President-led coalition was behind the reports of tension between the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) and the Liberal Party (LP).

In a statement, UNA secretary general and Navotas Representative Toby Tiangco asked “these operators not to drag UNA into the LP’s current predicament with NPC.”

He was reacting to LP spokesperson and Eastern Samar Representative Ben Evardone’s statement denying problems in the partnership between LP and NPC and accusing UNA of being “at it again.”

Tiangco, citing information that there were “text messages circulating claiming UNA was behind the publication” of the reports, said “these special operators are trying to divert the issue.”

“The statements were made by NPC officials and published in two major newspapers. We ask these operators not to drag UNA into the LP’s current predicament with NPC,” he said.

“If the report is true, and we have the highest respect for the professionalism and independence of the newspapers that published the story, then the LP only has itself to blame. It has acted arrogantly and treated its coalition partner like second-class citizens,” the UNA official added.

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  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DCZWNOP3PJZTAT77LOLQLVCSG4 Leopoldo Herrera

    Sabi ng three kings, Enrile, Estrada at Binay, ” KAMI ANG BAHALA SA BAYAN KAPAG NANALO ANG UNA “..   SCARY !!!!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QXRY5FFJHVBW2THD226CSOAXVA JanB

      Di naman SCARY!!! Wag muna mag husga….meron ka ba ibedensya na corrupt? Gaya ng conviction of Plunder?…Wag naman mag husga….sa 3 TATLONG  MOBSTER KING!!!!

  • Rolly257

    Sa intriga magaling ang 3 kings na UNA…mana kay Marcos, palibhasa mga tuta.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XFUU4BQW7RATWSWTK2PTWBMD6U Boy

    Pare-pareho kayong TRAPO!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FQQPZLNOMD2EBFTHSWOP6QGZWY Marshall


  • ike1684

    UNA sa katiwalian
    UNA sa pangungurakot
    UNA sa pandarambong
    UNA sa kakapalan ng mukha.
    sila ang UNA

  • Jane Tan

    But UNA is at it again… I have to wonder whether Toby is taking hormone replacement drugs because his period is taking unusually long.

  • 33Sambuang2

    una sa kabalbalan. una sa pagnanakaw, una sa pagka babaero, una sa pagkasugarol, una sa pagpatay ng mga inosenteng tao. so ano pa hahanapin ninyo. lahat ng gusto ni lucifer, nasa kanila na……………

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